*notation-, notatio,*from

*notare*to note

First Known Use: 1584

Dictionary

: a system of marks, signs, figures, or characters that is used to represent information

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— **no·ta·tion·al** \-shnəl, -shə-n^{ə}l\ *adjective*

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- a mathematical
*notation*for computer programming - <he had scribbled his
*notation*so quickly I couldn't read it>

Latin *notation-, notatio,* from *notare* to note

First Known Use: 1584

- Synonyms
- jotting, memo, memorandum, note

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